The iconic fights' iconic fight. The Rumble in the Jungle. The night Muhammad Ali slew the ogres' ogre when people expected him to be chewed up and spat out.
It was Oct. 30, 1974, when Ali knocked out Foreman in the eighth round in Zaire — now the Democratic Republic of the Muhammad Ali weighs in for his fight against George Foreman.. Headline Hunting: Dillashaw vs. Muhammad Ali reacts during a New York press conference promoting the upcoming fight against George Foreman in May 1974. Photograph. It was scissors vs. paper. Ali was a bad stylistic match for Foreman, as Foreman was for Norton and Frazier, as Norton and Frazier were for Ali. George Foreman, who faced Muhammad Ali in the Rumble in the Jungle, reminisces about legendary bout reaching its 40th anniversary.
It was Oct. 30, 1974, when Ali knocked out Foreman in the eighth round in Zaire — now the Democratic Republic of the Muhammad Ali weighs in for his fight against George Foreman.. Headline Hunting: Dillashaw vs.
Muhammad Ali vs George Foreman: How Ian Wooldridge covered Rumble in the Jungle for Sportsmail. The late, great Ian Wooldridge was ringside for Muhammad Ali's Rumble in the Jungle against George Foreman in Zaire in 1974. Here is his dispatch from Kinshasa the morning after the fight before.
The sun had the audacity to rise over Central Africa yesterday while Mr Muhammad Ali was still speaking. His message was really quite trivial.
He will require $10million, he informed the universe, to perform his next miracle in the boxing ring. This works out at something slightly over £4m an hour, or, alternatively, precisely twice as much as he received for exposing George Foreman as not quite the immovable object we thought.